MTT has a message board. The following was posted in it:
Are you freaking kidding?
This makes me nuts!
I'm not really a clydesdale, I'm more of a shetland pony. Short legs, long body, big personality. Yup, definitely a pony. And yet, the above statement sets my teeth on edge.
I challenge the person who typed it to defend that statement.
I PRAY that she finds this blog by happenstance.
Aren't there 900 BETTER WAYS TO ASK FOR A NEW TEAM? Like, one strategy, the one I would use - let's e-mail the MTT coaching staff and say, "I need a team that will be running this pace" or "I'm running with a goal to BQ this year." Crazy talk! You could ask for a team assignment without alienating 1100 of the 1200 MTT participants.
There are days when I question what kind of person I am.
I often wonder about myself, am I a pitbull or a poodle?
A FIGHTER or A LAP DOG?
And then I read something like that, and my answer is clear.